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What is your favorite family-appropriate Halloween movie?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on October 25, 2010

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“Charlie Brown’s ‘The Great Pumpkin.’ ”

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“I believe that would be ‘Mad Monster Party.’ I think it had Phyllis Diller in it. It was a stop-motion picture.”

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“‘The Nightmare Before Christmas.’ It has a good message about trying to do the right thing and making people happy.”

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“The one with Ernest in it, ‘Scared Stupid.’”

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mr_right_wing 3 years, 11 months ago

"The Sound of Music"

(As long as the little ones don't watch it right before bed.)

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RoeDapple 3 years, 11 months ago

"Aliens vs. Predator Requiem" would be good. You haven't met my family . . .

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ebyrdstarr 3 years, 11 months ago

Finally! Another person who knows Saturday the 14th! Anytime I mention that movie, people look at me like I'm crazy because no one's ever heard of it.

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misseve 3 years, 11 months ago

I know it and LOVE it... used to watch it every time it played! Brings back such great memories!

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somedude20 3 years, 11 months ago

heck, i do not even know if "she" is human...creepy bro

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SkiddleKiddles 3 years, 11 months ago

Tim Burton's Ed Wood is hilarious-not exactly family appropriate, but Johnny Depp and Martin Landau are great! I like 'Mad Monster Party', too and 'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown' is a classic.

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Flap Doodle 3 years, 11 months ago

Attack of the Living Dead Barristas (special bug-eye glasses edition)

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GSWtotheheart 3 years, 11 months ago

The Little Vampire, Witches, Halloweentown

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Ricky_Vaughn 3 years, 11 months ago

The Witches is one of my all time favorite movies! The Little Vampire is pretty good too.

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GSWtotheheart 3 years, 11 months ago

The Little Vampire, Witches, Halloweentown

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GSWtotheheart 3 years, 11 months ago

whoops didn't mean to post that twice...but they are good movies! lol

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sarock 3 years, 11 months ago

That wasn't the first film that came to mind when they said family appropriate. Although I did see Carnival of Souls for the first time when I was still pretty young.

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Kontum1972 3 years, 11 months ago

"Day of the ..."SCABIES"

and

"Day of the Panhandlers"

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Flap Doodle 3 years, 11 months ago

The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!?

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Kontum1972 3 years, 11 months ago

"the day KU won the national football championship".....very very spooky!

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Catzilla 3 years, 11 months ago

What an oxymoron. No Halloween movie worth watching is "family-appropriate".

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Flap Doodle 3 years, 11 months ago

The Little Bear Who Itched, unrated 3-D edition

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H_Lecter 3 years, 11 months ago

KU Foofball Starring Turner Gill! Wholesome entertainment - no objectionable language, but plenty of scariness throughout. In fact, most fans leave halfway through.

Come on out and see who gets killed this week!!!

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Kampinqueen 3 years, 11 months ago

I remember that movie Saturday the 14th...it had the same creatures in it as Guoalies did it was a crack up...lol

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Boosh 3 years, 11 months ago

Young Frankenstein...

Igor: You know, I'll never forget my old dad. When these things would happen to him... the things he'd say to me.

Dr. Frederick Frankenstein: What did he say?

Igor: "What the hell are you doing in the bathroom day and night? Why don't you get out of there and give someone else a chance?"

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